Have you been searching for top workers’ comp lawyers in the Lancaster, PA area? If that’s the case, we believe that your search has come to an end – welcome to Georgelis Injury Law Firm!
Unfortunately, work-related injuries happen all the time. In fact, the National Safety Council states that 540 work injuries occur each hour with a grand total of 7 million work injuries happening every year in the United States. If you are facing a work-related injury, you are not alone! The question is: Are you and the employer and its insurance company on a level playing field when it comes to your workers’ comp claim? The answer, in all likelihood, is a resounding, “No!”
Most workers who are hurt on the job are not equipped to battle insurance giants who, many times, will delay claims, mishandle them or even outright deny claims! It’s not because they aren’t smart or savvy…it’s simply because the Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation system is extremely difficult to navigate, and insurance companies have years of experience and virtually unlimited resources working against them.
At Georgelis Injury Law Firm, our team of workers’ comp lawyers are top-notch, highly experienced and have a passion for aggressively fighting to get accident victims maximum compensation. Whether you just got injured, your workers comp claim has been denied or even if you are already receiving wage loss and medical benefits, you have nothing to lose by reaching out to us. We never charge a fee for our time, and, many times, we can keep an eye on your employer and the insurance company without them knowing we are involved. If you were injured on the job, please do not hesitate to give our team a call at 1-800-HURT NOW for a free claim review, discussion and evaluation!
If you have been hurt on the job or have lost a loved one in a work-related accident, do not allow the employer and insurance company to take advantage of you. Having decades of valuable experience in the workers comp field, Georgelis Injury Law Firm has seen this, all too often, when someone does not have the right workers compensation lawyer protecting their interests.
When a work injury occurs, your company and its insurance carrier will immediately begin circling the wagons. This means hiring investigators medical, or nurse, case managers, trying to control your medical treatment and doing only the bare minimum that is required by the law, if that. Your benefits, livelihood and financial future could be on the chopping block if you do not have the right legal counsel to give you peace-of-mind with your workers’ comp claim and make sure that your employer and its workers compensation insurance carrier are playing by the rules.
In order to receive full workers’ comp benefits, injured employees must fulfill certain obligations and responsibilities. This is routinely thwarted, however, can be thwarted by employers and insurance companies who do not accurately convey what those specific obligations and responsibilities are. By doing so, they leave claimants in the dark, only to be victimized and receive a mere fraction of the wage loss, medical, specific loss and/or scarring/disfigurement benefits to which they otherwise would have been. The award-winning attorneys at Georgelis Injury Law Firm do not put up with that kind of notorious deception. Justice for the injured is at the heart of what we do, and we work, aggressively and relentlessly, every day to make sure our clients receive the maximum compensation allowed under the law.
Report the Injury Immediately
Not reporting the injury in a timely manner can lead to a delay or denial of your claim. Your report should be in writing and include specifics concerning how the injuries happened and which areas of the body were involved. Document everything, through witnesses, photographs, etc., and request copies of any report your employer asks you to complete. Taking a phone photo as you complete each page of any report is prudent.
Request the Panel List
A panel list will include workers’ compensation medical providers – from primary care physicians to neurosurgical specialists to physical therapists. Be aware that, if you choose to visit a doctor or provider who is not on the list, your company and the insurance company are not obligated to pay for the treatment. Georgelis Injury Law Firm will be happy to answer any questions you might have, regarding this, and give you valuable guidance and advice about how to avail yourself of the best medical treatment.
Seek Prompt Medical Treatment
The longer the gap between getting hurt on the job and the initial treatment you seek out, the more difficult it will be to have your injury deemed to be ‘work-related.’ Documenting the mechanism of injury, the body parts you injured and your symptoms is critical to support your right to current and future indemnity and medical benefits through Pennsylvania’s workers’ compensation system.
There are any number of situations that could hinder your workers’ comp benefits. Take, for example, the following:
It is stunning to think these underhanded tactics exist – but they do. Our Lancaster, PA workers’ comp lawyers are aggressive and relentless, and will make sure these deceptive maneuvers do not block the compensation benefits you rightfully deserve. We will assess your claim, investigate where your situation stands with the employer and insurance company, discuss all of your options with you and then, with the power of teamwork, the benefit of the most advanced and cutting edge resources and decades of experience with millions of dollars of awards, go get you paid!
With work-related injuries, our extremely well-credentialed, highly-awarded and nationally recognized team dives in to build and protect your claim. There are so many nooks and crannies to the comp system, and we leave no stone unturned. We make sure your accepted injury is described correctly, that your average weekly wage has been calculated accurately, that you are seeing doctors of your own choice—not the employer’s and workers comp insurance company’s—who specialize in the type of medicine you need to treat, recover and get back to work.
Many times, we are able to settle our client’s claim, without the need for litigation, for maximum compensation. If you have been offered a monetary amount to settle, talk to us first! We guarantee that we will get you more money—usually, substantially more—or you owe us nothing for our time. Georgelis Injury Law Firm fights for Lancaster County residents injured at work and in other job-related accidents to get them every penny they deserve!
Georgelis Injury Law Firm never charges you an upfront fee to handle your case. Our fees only come out of awards we win for our clients through hearings, mediations or settlements. In other words, you won’t pay us a penny unless and until we win your case. The moment our workers’ comp attorneys take on your claim, you can feel peace-of-mind knowing you are in the company of exceptional attorneys who provide aggressive representation and relentlessly pursue maximum compensation on your behalf. We always will be available to answer your questions, keep you updated on the status of your case, address any concerns you have and provide you with comfort and security.
Georgelis Injury Law Firm has recovered more than $50,000,000 for Lancaster County’s injured workers and accident victims. Our successful track record of winning more than 99% of our cases may have something to do with our firm being voted the #1 law firm in Lancaster County, PA – as part of Lancaster County Magazine’s Best-of-Lancaster Survey – for 7 years running! Georgelis Injury Law Firm is extremely honored and humbled to receive this top-tier recognition!
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We will take as long as you need to explain the process, answer all of your questions and put your mind at ease. And if you can’t come to us, we’ll come to you!
…and let Georgelis handle everything else. Your peace-of-mind is our priority. While we work our hardest to get you every penny you deserve, relax knowing that Georgelis has your back.